We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sidney James Mountain Lodge

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
Sidney James Mountain Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

828 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Sidney James Mountain Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Showing 824: English reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here several times. First time I came I was with my band class in 8th grade and had the time of my life. Came here again recently with my boyfriend. It is definitely outdated but great for a weekend getaway. Always love to check out the pool as it is very creative and beautifully designed. The staff has...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Amy B
Lima, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stay one extra night, so we switched hotels. Found this on Groupon for $33/day. I cant complain for that price. Pool was very nice looking, however the smell of chemicals were so strong that I couldn't go in. Room was dart and outdated. However it was clean. I would recommend as a 2 star hotel

 Report
Helpful?
Thank aaron m
Venice, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This old-style motel is nothing special but it is an okay place to stay the night, especially if you can get a quiet room in the back building, with a fridge and small balcony overlooking the creek. It is also nicely sited up above Gatlinburg away from the expensive and incredibly tacky tourist trap and its noise, and located on...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Brenton P
Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our group, two couples, stayed at this lodge for one night. I was trying to get two nights accommodation there and I am very glad in hindsight that I was not able to. This entire facility is very old and really needs an upgrade. The carpets and bedspreads were old and filthy. Our sliding door to the balcony was unbelievably...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank aliceb5
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It's been 30 years since visiting here. The decor and hotel have not changed much. They are not dirty but it feels unfresh. The pool area is nice. The stream sounds great. The staff was pleasant. Maybe a rustic feel would be a good way to describe it. No serious complaints that was in their control. The quiet was broken...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jtthompsonmur
East Bernstadt, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2016

When I book a hotel, there are certain things I expect, that I will have an iron and an ironing board, that I will have a microwave and that there will be enough toiletries provided for my stay. Not one of these expectations were met. The room was extremely small for four people and there was one small bar of...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Deborah W
A TripAdvisor Member
State College, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great little place. Older place. Alot of construction going on in front and to the side of hotel. Bears everywhere. They allow pets. Quiet for being in town. Laundry mat broken In both buildings. Would stay again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms. Loved the indoor and outdoor pool. The construction next door was a little bit of a pain. For the price a great deal. Parking gets a little tight on the weekend. A little old but very charming.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Larry A
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I liked this property, however I would have liked it more if it was closer to the strip. I was having a hard time walking this particular trip and didn't spend nearly as much time on the strip as I would have liked. The balcony rooms over the creek are worth the extra money for the water view (and the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sunnyrise
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to say Danny/joe and staff.was totally cool.got us 2 rooms close together. On a very pack weekend. Rooms were great coffee was good.did not mind that walk down or up.and got a ride down one time $3 a person.tha waterfall pool was cool.and the rooms clean. Very quite at night. Will stay again. Thanks Bryan white

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank bryancdrum

606 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (259)
Viewed
View from Room (12)
Viewed
Bathroom (10)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (28)
Viewed
Room/Suite (42)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (34)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (4)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (128)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (321)
Viewed
Amenities (14)
Viewed
Courtside Double Queen Room (39)
Viewed
Courtside Pool (12)
Viewed
Creekside Double Room (39)
Viewed
Creekside Jacuzzi Suite (50)
Viewed
Creekside King Room (38)
Viewed
Indoor Pool (25)
Viewed
Outdoor Pool (15)
Viewed
Queen Economy Room (35)
Viewed
Dining (20)
Viewed
The Hotel (34)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (26)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Gatlinburg hotels
0.9 km away
Motel 6 Gatlinburg Smoky Mountains
2.0 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Gatlinburg
1.5 km away
Crossroads Inn and Suites
Crossroads Inn and Suites
#27 of 82 in Gatlinburg
426 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 km away
Glenstone Lodge
Glenstone Lodge
#42 of 82 in Gatlinburg
901 reviews
1.5 km away
Parkview Inn
Parkview Inn
#68 of 82 in Gatlinburg
421 reviews
0.8 km away
Travelodge Inn & Suites Gatlinburg on the River
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Sidney James Mountain Lodge

Address: 610 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3343
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: ₹ 3,452 - ₹ 6,904 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sidney James Mountain Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 136
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Booking.com and Travelocity so you can book your Sidney James Mountain Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sidney James Mountain Hotel Gatlinburg
Sidney James Mountain Gatlinburg
Sidney James Lodge
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Sidney James Mountain Lodge staff and other travellers.
19 questions
Ask a question
4 months ago
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
over a year ago
Concord, North Carolina
5 months ago

See all questions (19)

Questions? Get answers from Sidney James Mountain Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Creekside rooms have a stand-up balcony. Beware!”
 of 5 bubbles V5684ZIdebbiew, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“On the River Side!!!”
 of 5 bubbles tarilynn56, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't let them put you in the basement!”
 of 5 bubbles PaulaSfromGA, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with balcony over creek”
 of 5 bubbles Y2367YZlisaw, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room in the back building with a patio overlooking the creek.”
 of 5 bubbles 40brentonp, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay